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Five students earn Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships

Date: March 21, 2017

Doctoral students Elizabeth Agee, Byungjoo Choi, Heather Goetsch, Bharadwaj Mantha and Chia-Chen Wu have each been selected to receive a Rackham Postdoctoral Fellowship.

This fellowship supports outstanding students who have achieved candidacy and are actively working on dissertation research and writing. It is intended to support those who are working on dissertations that are...

Yinyin Ye named Barbour Fellow

Date: March 21, 2017

Doctoral student Yinyin Ye has been named as a 2017 Barbour Fellow. The scholarship award was originally endowed in 1917 by Levi Lewis Barbour to support full-time female graduate students studying medicine, math or science and who intend to “devote themselves to a professional career in their native countries after graduation” where their education will be critical to its...

Remembering Bob Brustman

Date: March 17, 2017

With great sadness, the department mourns the passing of Robert (Bob) Brustman, 51, who died unexpectedly on March 11 in Ann Arbor.

Bob worked as a marketing and communications specialist in CEE since May, 2016—one of several communications posts he’s held across the University during his career as a writer, editor and strategic communicator. He previously worked as a...

Carol Menassa receives the 2017 Daniel W. Halpin Award

Date: March 17, 2017

Associate Professor Carol Menassa was selected as this year’s recipient of the Daniel W. Halpin Award for Scholarship in Construction on March 7, 2017. ASCE Executive Directors, Thomas Smith notified Professor Menassa of this prestigious award which was established in 2011 by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Board of Direction. The award recognizes “individuals who...

Lutgarde Raskin receives the Jack A. Borchardt Award

Date: February 27, 2017

Professor Lutgarde Raskin was named as this year's recipient of the Jack A. Borchardt Award on February 21, 2017. The award is "in recognition and appreication of individual contributions toward the continuing education of drinking water and clean water operators, engineers, and public officials," and is given by the Michigan Section of the American Water Works Association....

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